Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This…
The Missing Picture
Along the treacherous road trip from European sprocket operas to the Dolby Theater in March, there lies a lush coastal valley town in Northern California, where awards season hopefuls take their…
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2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
All Latin American premieres, Mexican Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise," Argentine Santiago Palavecino's "Some Girls" and singular docu-feature "El Alcalde" feature among a 21-title Latin Premiere…
A family fortune goes missing, tucked away inside a discarded old mattress in "Life's a Breeze," another modest, character-driven fable from Irish director Lance Daly, whose crowd-pleasing "Kisses"…
Richie Mehta's engrossing, multi-layered film is a movingly handled story of a child's disappearance.
HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
Strand Releasing has taken U.S. rights to Rithy Panh's Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” which won the top jury prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film is set for a spring release…
Rithy Panh's sobering chronicle of his years under the Pol Pot dictatorship raises fascinating and problematic questions of representation.
MADRID — Deeply personal, tragic recollections from a former teen-victim of Pol Pot's genocide hardly seem the feel-good fare that arthouse distributors worldwide are held now to crave. So, coming…
CANNES – Rithy Panh's "The Missing Picture," a highly personal account of the horrors of the Pol Pot regime, won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.